Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Goa Foundation Vs Union of India dated 28/09/2020.

The issue for consideration is the remedial steps for protection of ecology of Western Ghats, which is an eco-sensitive area. The NGT observed that there was demand for more and more exclusion by those who claim the need for ‘development’ while need for ‘environment protection’ does not allow acceptance of such demands. This aspect needed to be finalized and had been pending consideration for the last eight years.

Canacona: 'Dakshin Foundation' entrusted with environmental study in South Goa.

The present study was carried out to assess floristic diversity, community composition and regeneration status of different forests in Nanda Devi National Park after prohibition of human activities in 1983 with a view to understand the impact of ban, and provide a basis for assessing subsequent changes on plant diversity and composition.

Right in time for World Tiger Day on July 29, chief minister Manohar Parrikar confirmed the presence of India’s national animal in the jungles of the state.

SHILLONG: Union minister of science and technology, earth sciences, forests, environment and climate change, Harsh Vardhan, who inaugurated the Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Developmen

Urban migration among the youth and erosion of ties to nature have led to a decline in awareness about preserving the sacred groves

MANGALURU: Results of a scientific study in India to evaluate the environmental impact of small hydropower projects (SPH) showed that SHPs, despite being touted as a clean energy option, are not wi

Considered as a hotspot for biodiversity in the Mediterranean Basin, Lebanon is currently witnessing anarchic urbanization and unprecedented destruction of its natural habitats. Unregulated urbanization is also compounded by the surge in Lebanon’s population due to the unabated influx of Syrian refugees since 2012. This work aims to define Important Plant Areas (IPAs) with exceptional botanical richness. These IPAs should constitute the priority zones for conservation, contributing to the fulfillment of national targets in the framework of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets.

PANAJI: Before environment consciousness could sweep through Goa, in 2001, an organization made a quiet entry into the state, starting a movement of sorts among school children, making them aware o

Maharashtra's own valley of flowers, the UNESCO world natural heritage site at Kaas in Satara district now faces a new threat — vandals.

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